- Why I Pirate
- Why I'm a Pirate!
- Tim Berners-Lee strikes out at SOPA and PIPA
- January 18 captured: A SOPA blackout gallery
- Nailed it: SOPA protest a sign of things to come?
- The First Internet Strike in History a Success
bizjournals.com: In a blog post by Red Hat’s legal team, the company says the piracy and intellectual property acts “raise enormous concerns for North Carolina home grown technology companies like Red Hat. ... Their potential effect on jobs and innovation is a matter of serious concern.”
- 20 Key Stages in the Evolution of the Internet
- Internet 2011 in numbers
- Linux Outlaws Black Already
- Google to join Wednesday's anti-SOPA protest
- Wikipedia, Other Sites to Protest Anti-Piracy Bills with Blackouts
news.opensuse.org: End of January the US Congress will vote to pass two laws, the “PROTECT IP Act” (PIPA) and the “Stop Online Piracy Act” (SOPA). If these laws pass they would enable copyright holders to get court orders against websites accused of doing or facilitating copyright infringement.
digitizor.com: The Internet is set to witness a phenomenal change in 2012 with 5 major changes under way, having the potential to modify Internet history like never before.
makeuseof.com: We all love working, don’t we? Those long hours spent in an office working on a computer never get tiresome, dull, or frustrating, do they? Or am I wrong in this assumption? Yes, yes I am.
itworld.com: The damage from the September 2011 cracking of several Linux Foundation web sites seems to have been repaired, though one site won't be coming back: the Linux Developer Network.
linuxinsider.com: Well 2012 has arrived at last, and not a moment too soon! WNot only can we finally dispense with all the holiday festivities, but we can also say goodbye to a year that was far too tempestuous for comfort.
thevarguy.com: We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Canonical may have all but given up the fight to ship Ubuntu on consumer PCs in the United States, at least for now, but it remains staunchly committed to forging strong relationships with hardware manufacturers.
arthur-schiwon.de: I have (subjectively) noticed a rising amount of posts related to DuckDuckGo, especially in the Open and Free Software Aspects (while I was writing this post, Linux Mint announced to start using DuckDuckGo as default search engine). It looks like more and more people are looking for an alternative to Google, which does not track users' data.
techonia.com: Have you heard of Usenet? Maybe your father once mentioned something about his Usenet account in college. If you are unaware of what Usenet is, don’t worry. You are about to find out.
mageia.org: After a very long time the final Mageia wiki is going online today. As you all may know, we were using a temporary wiki since the announcement of Mageia last September.
royal.pingdom.com: Since it was Father’s Day here in Sweden yesterday – yes we know it varies around the world – we thought we’d pay homage to some of the people behind the Internet as we know it today.
pcworld.com: As more and more companies turn to Linux for mission-critical operations, making sure IT staff have the necessary skills is becoming more important than ever.
ostatic.com: The Gentoo project today announced the official Gentoo Wiki. This step has been a long time coming. When disaster took out most of the volunteer wiki several years ago, a big hole was left. This hole has now been filled by a "herd of proper Gentoo developers."
h-online.com: The recent Kernel Summit, LinuxCon Europe and Realtime Workshop events revealed lots of interesting developments from the kernel scene, including a few details of the hack at kernel.org.
ostatic.com: Have you heard about those great LibreOffice extensions but have had a problem locating them? Well, those extensions (and templates) are going to be easier to find now thanks to The Document Foundation's new online repository.
linuxinsider.com (blog safari): It's often the case that anticipating a thing is just as pleasurable as the thing itself, and that seemed to be more true than ever with the latest Ubuntu release.
zdnet.com: On networks, making sure that everyone is on the same millisecond is vital, so when the master time-zone database was shutdown due to a trivial lawsuit threat everyone on the Internet was facing a major problem. ICANN, though, is going to take care of the trouble.